Gerald Slota’s work has been widely exhibited across the U.S. and abroad. He has had solo shows at the George Eastman House in Rochester, NY, and at Langhans Galerie in Prague, Czech Republic. His work has also been included in shows at Recontres D’ Arles in France, and at the Hasted-Hunt Gallery in New York. Slota is in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and the Whitney Museum of Art, and his images have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Details, and Esquire, as well as in BOMB, Blindspot, ARTNEWS, Art in America and Aperture.
Slota has lectured at the International Center for Photography (ICP) in NYC, and has garnered awards including a Polaroid 20”x 24” Grant, a MacDowell Artist Residency, and a Mid-Atlantic Fellowship Grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in 2001 and 2009. He currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts in NYC.
Slota’s photographs take an aesthetic cue from his notebooks, which are compiled of torn and reassembled photographs and handwritten notes. For Slota, the surface of a photograph is an active site, where amendments are made visible. His images allude to the sinister.